Antonyms of noun male

2 of 3 senses of male

Sense 1
male -- (an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova))
       Antonym of female (Sense 1)
      => female -- (an animal that produces gametes (ova) that can be fertilized by male gametes (spermatozoa))

Sense 2
male, male person -- (a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies)
       Antonym of female (Sense 2)
      => female, female person -- (a person who belongs to the sex that can have babies)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun male

3 senses of male

Sense 1
male -- (an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova))
       => animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna -- (a living organism characterized by voluntary movement)

Sense 2
male, male person -- (a person who belongs to the sex that cannot have babies)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 3
Male -- (the capital of Maldives in the center of the islands)
       INSTANCE OF=> national capital -- (the capital city of a nation)

Antonyms of adj male

3 senses of male

Sense 1
male (vs. female) (vs. androgynous) -- (being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation; "a male infant"; "a male holly tree")

female (vs. androgynous) (vs. male) -- (being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces fertilizable gametes (ova) from which offspring develop; "a female heir"; "female holly trees bear the berries")
        => female -- (for or pertaining to or composed of women or girls; "the female lead in the play"; "a female chorus")
        => egg-producing (prenominal), young-bearing (prenominal) -- (capable of producing eggs and bearing offspring)
        => pistillate -- (having gynoecia, or pistils, the ovule-bearing organ of a seed plant)
androgynous (vs. male) (vs. female) -- (having both male and female characteristics)
        => bisexual, epicene -- (having an ambiguous sexual identity)
        => gynandromorphic, gynandromorphous -- (having both male and female morphological characteristics)
        => hermaphroditic, hermaphrodite -- (of animal or plant; having both male female reproductive organs)
        => intersexual -- (having sexual characteristics intermediate between those of male and female)
        => pseudohermaphroditic, pseudohermaphrodite -- (having internal reproductive organs of one sex and external sexual characteristics of the other sex)
        => unisex -- (not distinguished on the basis of sex)

Sense 2
male, manful, manlike, manly, virile -- (characteristic of a man; "a deep male voice"; "manly sports")

INDIRECT (VIA masculine) -> feminine -- (associated with women and not with men; "feminine intuition")

Sense 3
male -- (for or pertaining to or composed of men or boys; "the male lead"; "the male population")

INDIRECT (VIA androgynous, male) -> female -- (being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces fertilizable gametes (ova) from which offspring develop; "a female heir"; "female holly trees bear the berries")
INDIRECT (VIA male, female) -> androgynous -- (having both male and female characteristics)

Similarity of adj male

3 senses of male

Sense 1
male (vs. female) (vs. androgynous) -- (being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation; "a male infant"; "a male holly tree")
       => male -- (for or pertaining to or composed of men or boys; "the male lead"; "the male population")
       => antheral, staminate -- (capable of fertilizing female organs)
       => phallic, priapic -- (resembling or being a phallus; "a phallic symbol"; "phallic eroticism"; "priapic figurines")
       => priapic -- (overly concerned with masculinity and male sexuality; "priapic episodes"; "priapic victories")
       => young-begetting (prenominal) -- (capable of fathering offspring)
          Also See-> masculine#2

Sense 2
male, manful, manlike, manly, virile -- (characteristic of a man; "a deep male voice"; "manly sports")
       => masculine (vs. feminine) -- (associated with men and not with women)

Sense 3
male -- (for or pertaining to or composed of men or boys; "the male lead"; "the male population")
       => male (vs. female) (vs. androgynous) -- (being the sex (of plant or animal) that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that perform the fertilizing function in generation; "a male infant"; "a male holly tree")

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